It never ceases to amaze me how many beautiful gardens there are around England. With so much rain and without the harshness of the heat, everything just flourishes. I am lucky enough to live just two minutes from Kew Gardens too and the magnificence all year around is a joy to behold. This week is dedicated to garden lovers and to my darling Mum who lovingly spent so much time devoted to her glorious garden. I have been so blessed to grow up in a home that was always filled with delightful scents and beautiful flowers freshly picked from our garden.

Where flowers bloom, so does hope.
Lady Bird Johnson

Gardening requires lots of water – most of it in the form of perspiration.
Lou Erickson

Gardening gives me fun and health and knowledge. It gives me laughter and colour. It gives me pictures of almost incredible beauty.
John F. Kenyon

Grow what you love. The love will keep it growing.
Emilie Barnes

One of the most important things a gardener does is look.
The rewards are immeasurable.
Elsa Bakalar

Enjoy some garden therapy this week and hope your week blossoms.

With love

Ann Quinn, Ph.D

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